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Women’s Council of Realtors SNJ “Bras for a Cause” Raises $34,000 to Support Breast Cancer Research and Care at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

BERLIN, N.J. – The Southern New Jersey Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors announced that their 7th Annual Bras for a Cause event raised more than $34,000 for The Cooper Foundation’s Pink Roses Teal Magnolias Fund which supports breast and gynecologic cancer research and clinical programs at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. “The…

Cooper University Health Care Teams Up with United Way to Install a Born Learning Trail at Cooper River

CAMDEN, N.J. – Cooper University Health Care and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey installed a Born Learning Trail at the William G. Rohrer Children’s Playground at Cooper River in Pennsauken on Friday, Oct. 4. Generously supported by The Cooper Foundation, a Born Learning Trail is a series of 10 signs accompanied…

Q&A with Pink & Teal Hero: Dr. Marjan Koch

Who or what inspired you to become a doctor? My mom was a bone marrow transplant nurse and I saw how many lives she touched. However, while in school I thought I could make more of a difference through research. I did not decide to become a doctor until I was getting my master’s degree in…

Local Non-Profit Donates $30,000 for Cooper’s Littlest Patients

On Sept. 25, 2019, representatives from Help Women and Children Now (HWCN), a non-profit organization based in Haddonfield, visited Cooper University Health Care to present a $30,000 to provide cardiac screenings to newborns in Cooper’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. This represents the proceeds of a youth-run event, The SoFISHticated Gala, held at the Adventure Aquarium…

Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund Raises $1 Million Since First Event in 2011

Susan Bass Levin, President and CEO of The Cooper Foundation, announced that the Ninth Annual Jim Fifis Lung Cancer Research Fund Dinner, held on Sept. 17, raised $125,000 for the lung cancer program at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper. Since its founding in 2011, this annual event has raised more than $1 million to…

Q&A with Pink & Teal Hero: Dr. Danielle Behrens

Who or what inspired you to become a doctor? My grandmother was diagnosed with a glioblastoma when I was 16. At the time, the standard of care was surgery, followed by radiation therapy. For nine months, we cared for the matriarch of our family. She fought bravely. Despite our struggle, we met some of the…

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Cooper Chairman George E. Norcross III Announces Establishment of Bahamian Relief Fund to Help Victims of Hurricane Dorian

Camden, NJ  — Cooper University Health Care Chairman George E. Norcross III announced that the health system, through The Cooper Foundation, has established a Bahamian Relief Fund to provide support to those affected by Hurricane Dorian that devastated the island nation last week. In the past few years, Cooper employees have contributed over $45,000 for…

Q&A with Pink & Teal Hero: Dr. Lauren Krill

Who inspired you to become a doctor? My family doctor, Dr. David Bazzo, inspired me when I was very young because of his exceptional care. When I volunteered for various causes in college, I decided I wanted to dedicate my career to women’s health. What do you like most about your position at Cooper? I…

Rana Awdish, MD, Author of In Shock, Discusses Improving the Patient Experience Through Connection and Communication During the Seventh Annual Berkowitz Family Foundation Lecture Program

Rana Awdish, MD, author of In Shock, yesterday discussed her best-selling memoir based on her first-hand account of going from a young critical care physician to a dying patient in an instant. She was the featured speaker for the Seventh Annual Berkowitz Family Foundation Lecture Program. Awdish is Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at…